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The Boston Red Sox acquired Ian Kinsler from the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night, replacing the injured Dustin Pedroia at second base.

Per Ian Kinsler will be joining his third team in eight months as the Angels are trading him to the Red Sox, the teams announced Monday. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic first reported the deal. Los Angeles will send $1.8 million of the $3.6 million remaining on Kinsler’s contract, according to Rosenthal, and Boston will trade away LHP Williams Jerez and RHP Ty Buttrey in return for the second baseman.



Kinsler, 36, has maintained his production level from 2017 when he was with the Tigers. He was traded by Detroit in December. In 91 games with Los Angeles entering Monday, he has a slash line of .239/.304/.406 to go along with 13 home runs, 20 doubles and 32 RBIs.